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Service Quotes

Someone rightly said that service is the greatest form of charity. To serve others selflessly is perhaps one’s first big leap towards God’s grace. Sadly, in the present day world, most people disregard the virtues of service and are more concerned with their selfish motives. However, the real form of service is selfless service, to serve others without expecting anything in return. Flick through these famous service quotations and sayings and unearth the real delight of serving.

King George VI

The highest of distinctions is service to others.

I was in high school - and I went to an all-boys Catholic high school, a Jesuit high school, where I was focused on academics and athletics, going to church every Sunday at Little Flower, working on my service projects, and friendship, friendship with my fellow classmates and friendship with girls from the local all-girls Catholic schools.

Sri Sathya Sai Baba

Unity is the secret of social progress, and service to society is the means to promote it.

Audre Lorde

When I dare to be powerful - to use my strength in the service of my vision, then it becomes less and less important whether I am afraid.

Mahatma Gandhi

The best way to find yourself is to lose yourself in the service of others.

William Lyon Phelps

The final test of a gentleman is his respect for those who can be of no possible service to him.

Christopher Columbus

No one should fear to undertake any task in the name of our Saviour, if it is just and if the intention is purely for His holy service.

Woodrow Wilson

There is no higher religion than human service. To work for the common good is the greatest creed.

Good Work Religion
Sri Sathya Sai Baba

Small minds select narrow roads; expand your mental vision and take to the broad road of helpfulness, compassion and service.

Jeff Bezos

The best customer service is if the customer doesn't need to call you, doesn't need to talk to you. It just works.

Rabindranath Tagore

I slept and dreamt that life was joy. I awoke and saw that life was service. I acted and behold, service was joy.

Clarence Thomas

Any discrimination, like sharp turns in a road, becomes critical because of the tremendous speed at which we are traveling into the high-tech world of a service economy.

Sri Sathya Sai Baba

The body has to be utilized for service to others. More bliss can be got from serving others than from merely serving oneself.

Gal Gadot

I definitely have a strong sense of my Jewish and Israeli identity. I did my two-year military service; I was brought up in a very Jewish, Israeli family environment, so of course my heritage is very important to me.

Family Heritage

Socialism states that you owe me something simply because I exist. Capitalism, by contrast, results in a sort of reality-forced altruism: I may not want to help you, I may dislike you, but if I don't give you a product or service you want, I will starve. Voluntary exchange is more moral than forced redistribution.

Muhammad Ali

Service to others is the rent you pay for your room here on earth.

Being a patriot doesn't mean prioritizing service to government above all else. Being a patriot means knowing when to protect your country, knowing when to protect your Constitution, knowing when to protect your countrymen, from the violations of and encroachments of adversaries. And those adversaries don't have to be foreign countries.

Ayn Rand

Government 'help' to business is just as disastrous as government persecution... the only way a government can be of service to national prosperity is by keeping its hands off.

I still, at hotel rooms, I do this one sort of not-so-cool thing: continually shoving my room service tray in front of someone else's door. Because I don't want the remnants. I don't want to be caught, like, being like the pig that I was at two in the morning.

Cool Morning
William Lyon Phelps

This is the final test of a gentleman: his respect for those who can be of no possible service to him.

The criteria for serving one's country should be competence, courage and willingness to serve. When we deny people the chance to serve because of their sexual orientation, we deprive them of their rights of citizenship, and we deprive our armed forces the service of willing and capable Americans.

Shah Rukh Khan

More than an actor, I am a performer... I'm a great believer - honestly so, shamelessly so, vulgarly so - that cinema is for entertainment. If you want to send messages, there's the postal service.

Martin Luther King, Jr.

Life's most urgent question is: what are you doing for others?

Audre Lorde

When I use my strength in the service of my vision it makes no difference whether or not I am afraid.

George Washington Carver

It is not the style of clothes one wears, neither the kind of automobile one drives, nor the amount of money one has in the bank, that counts. These mean nothing. It is simply service that measures success.

Peter Drucker

The aim of marketing is to know and understand the customer so well the product or service fits him and sells itself.

Bobby Seale

When donors visited the Black Panther Party, they came and saw our real programs, a real clinic, with real doctors and medics, giving service to people.

Arnold Schwarzenegger

Help others and give something back. I guarantee you will discover that while public service improves the lives and the world around you, its greatest reward is the enrichment and new meaning it will bring your own life.

Ted Cruz

Stopping bad things is a significant public service.

Sri Sathya Sai Baba

The service of man is the only means by which you can serve GOD.

Vincent Van Gogh

How can I be useful, of what service can I be? There is something inside me, what can it be?

Kamala Harris

I think Hillary Clinton could do whatever she puts her mind to. I really do. She's incredibly dedicated to public service, she is smart as a whip, and she's effective.

Jimmy Carter

You can't divorce religious belief and public service I've never detected any conflict between God's will and my political duty. If you violate one, you violate the other.

Video is growing very quickly on Facebook. A lot of people compare that to YouTube. I think that kind of makes sense. YouTube isn't the only video service, but I think it's the biggest, and it probably makes more sense to compare Facebook video to YouTube rather than Netflix because that's a completely different kind of content.

People Netflix YouTube
William Arthur Ward

Lose yourself in generous service and every day can be a most unusual day, a triumphant day, an abundantly rewarding day!

Ronald Reagan

The taxpayer - that's someone who works for the federal government but doesn't have to take the civil service examination.

Billy Graham

The highest form of worship is the worship of unselfish Christian service. The greatest form of praise is the sound of consecrated feet seeking out the lost and helpless.

I have been in 'Star Wars' since I was 20. And they're not just doing some goofy sequel, like, to service the hunger of it. It actually has been thought out and it has integrity and they took it seriously, which they didn't have to do, you know? It's hard to do, given the appetite and the angles from which everybody's coming at it.

Sun Tzu

The general who advances without coveting fame and retreats without fearing disgrace, whose only thought is to protect his country and do good service for his sovereign, is the jewel of the kingdom.

Anatole France

Religion has done love a great service by making it a sin.

Greatness Love Religion
Elvis Presley

The next thing I knew, I was out of the service and making movies again. My first picture was called, GI Blues. I thought I was still in the army.

Army Movies
H. Jackson Brown Jr.

Earn your success based on service to others, not at the expense of others.

Success Success
Wilson Mizner

Hollywood is a sewer with service from the Ritz Carlton.

Queen Elizabeth II

For many, Christmas is also a time for coming together. But for others, service will come first.

Christmas Time Togetherness

I didn't leave bodybuilding until I felt that I had gone as far as I could go. It will be the same with my film career. When I feel the time is right, I will then consider public service. I feel that the highest honor comes from serving people and your country.

Larry King

I worked on the United Parcel Service truck, I sold home delivery of milk. But always, in the back of my mind, I wanted to get into radio.

Susan B. Anthony

I do not demand equal pay for any women save those who do equal work in value. Scorn to be coddled by your employers; make them understand that you are in their service as workers, not as women.

Kayleigh McEnany

Having spent years in academia - at Georgetown University School of Foreign Service, Oxford University and Harvard Law School - I encountered a wide range of worldviews.

Jill Biden

We have asked a lot of our military families and I believe they deserve the very best efforts of each of us to show them how much we appreciate their service to our country.

Henry Ford

A business absolutely devoted to service will have only one worry about profits. They will be embarrassingly large.

Calvin Coolidge

No enterprise can exist for itself alone. It ministers to some great need, it performs some great service, not for itself, but for others; or failing therein, it ceases to be profitable and ceases to exist.

Greatness Lonliness

It only stands to reason that where there's sacrifice, there's someone collecting the sacrificial offerings. Where there's service, there is someone being served. The man who speaks to you of sacrifice is speaking of slaves and masters, and intends to be the master.

Charles Lamb

Shakespeare is one of the last books one should like to give up, perhaps the one just before the Dying Service in a large Prayer book.

Design is the fundamental soul of a man-made creation that ends up expressing itself in successive outer layers of the product or service. The iMac is not just the color or translucence or the shape of the shell. The essence of the iMac is to be the finest possible consumer computer in which each element plays together.

PC Soul Togetherness
Henry Ford

Wealth, like happiness, is never attained when sought after directly. It comes as a by-product of providing a useful service.

Hillary Clinton

If you believe you can make a difference, not just in politics, in public service, in advocacy around all these important issues, then you have to be prepared to accept that you are not going to get 100 percent approval.

Sundar Pichai

We don't expect Google as a first party service to provide all the answers. Part of the reason a platform is successful is because there are very very important things from other companies and other developers on top of the platform.

Suppliers and especially manufacturers have market power because they have information about a product or a service that the customer does not and cannot have, and does not need if he can trust the brand. This explains the profitability of brands.

Machine Gun Kelly

It's an honor to step onstage and celebrate the service and sacrifices of our soldiers.

George Foreman

The Internal Revenue Service is the real undefeated heavyweight champion.

A company is a group organized to create a product or service, and it is only as good as its people and how excited they are about creating. I do want to recognize a ton of super-talented people. I just happen to be the face of the companies.

Jeff Bezos

You want your customers to value your service.

George H. W. Bush

Many schools include a service project as part of their curriculum, and many corporations have in-house projects for their employees or give them time off to do volunteer work.

Zsa Zsa Gabor

I wasn't born, I was ordered from room service.

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

The life of a man consists not in seeing visions and in dreaming dreams, but in active charity and in willing service.

Life Dreams
George Washington

Nothing can be more hurtful to the service, than the neglect of discipline; for that discipline, more than numbers, gives one army the superiority over another.

John McCain

Civic participation over a lifetime, working in neighborhoods and communities and service of all kinds - military and civilian, full-time and part-time, national and international - will strengthen America's civic purpose.

Napolean Hill

You can start right where you stand and apply the habit of going the extra mile by rendering more service and better service than you are now being paid for.

Mitch McConnell

While other state governments stiff their vendors, close parks, delay tax refunds, and ignore unacceptably poor service levels, Indiana state employees are setting national standards for efficiency.

Gloria Steinem

Part of the reason that women go to college is to get out of the food service, clerical, pink-collar ghetto and into a more white-collar job. That does not necessarily mean they are being paid more than the blue-collar jobs men have.

Groucho Marx

Room service? Send up a larger room.

Hillary Clinton

I feel like I have had the most amazing life in my public service.

Marcus Aurelius

Death is a release from the impressions of the senses, and from desires that make us their puppets, and from the vagaries of the mind, and from the hard service of the flesh.

Tony Blair

But as I always say to people I'm essentially a public service person.

Jimmy Carter

You can not divorce religious belief and public service. I've never detected any conflict between God's will and my political duty. If you violate one, you violate the other.

Practice negotiating, and hone your style and skills with low-consequence transactions. Call the phone company and threaten to switch providers if they won't give you a better deal on your service going forward. Go to a boutique and ask for a discount.

Dan Quayle

I just don't believe in the basic concept that someone should make their whole career in public service.

Sonia Sotomayor

I've never wanted to get adjusted to my income, because I knew I wanted to go back to public service. And in comparison to what my mother earns and how I was raised, it's not modest at all. I have no right to complain.

Mark Zuckerberg

This is our commitment to users and the people who use our service, is that Facebook's a free service. It's free now. It will always be free. We make money through having advertisements and things like that.

The CNN international is a different service - it is even more leftist and anti-American than CNN is. That's their business, that's fine, but it can't be getting any revenue. There is no cable network that I know of anywhere in the world other than in America that pays them for their products.

Secretary Clinton used several different servers and administrators of those servers during her four years at the State Department and used numerous mobile devices to view and send e-mail on that personal domain. As new servers and equipment were employed, older servers were taken out of service, stored, and decommissioned in various ways.

John F. Kennedy

A young man who does not have what it takes to perform military service is not likely to have what it takes to make a living. Today's military rejects include tomorrow's hard-core unemployed.

Ivanka Trump

I find that often, room service menus are highly condensed. They tend to be a little bit fast food-oriented, even at the finest hotels.

Robert Frost

Pressed into service means pressed out of shape.

Ryan Reynolds

A producer is someone who actually calls the shots. An executive producer is just a guy that eats more food at craft service.

Camille Paglia

Because of my own family's service (in the U.S. Army, Navy, and Massachusetts and New York National Guard), I am a strong supporter of the military and do believe that there are just wars.

Mahatma Gandhi

Service which is rendered without joy helps neither the servant nor the served. But all other pleasures and possessions pale into nothingness before service which is rendered in a spirit of joy.

Camille Paglia

Except for naval and air exercises, our military should be stationed on American soil, where service men and women can lead normal lives in close proximity to family and friends.

Mark Zuckerberg

Our mission is to connect every person in the world. You don't do that by having a service people pay for.

There's a level of service that we could provide when we're just at Harvard that we can't provide for all of the colleges, and there's a level of service that we can provide when we're a college network that we wouldn't be able to provide if we went to other types of things.

Our priority is to go after ISIL. And so what we have said is that we are not engaging in a military action against the Syrian regime. We are going after ISIL facilities and personnel who are using Syria as a safe haven, in service of our strategy in Iraq.

Action

We were taking collections for people with AIDS in New York around Easter.